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  1. 1 day ago · Edward III (13 November 1312 – 21 June 1377), also known as Edward of Windsor before his accession, was King of England from January 1327 until his death in 1377. He is noted for his military success and for restoring royal authority after the disastrous and unorthodox reign of his father, Edward II. Edward III transformed the Kingdom of ...

  2. 1 day ago · Edward III claimed the French Crown, setting off the Hundred Years' War between England and France. His campaigns conquered much French territory, but by 1374, all the gains had been lost. Edward's reign was also marked by the further development of Parliament, which came to be divided into two Houses; he died in 1377, leaving the Crown to his ...

  3. 3 days ago · But for folk in the late 14th century, the paragon of English kings was Edward III, who ruled England for 50 years between 1327 and 1377. Yet Edward’s myriad political achievements have escaped ...

  4. 1 day ago · Edward III reigned 1327–1377, restored royal authority and went on to transform England into the most efficient military power in Europe. His reign saw vital developments in legislature and government—in particular the evolution of the English parliament—as well as the ravages of the Black Death .

  5. 1 day ago · Edward the Black Prince: History, Accomplishments, & Major Facts. Edward of Woodstock, known as the Black Prince, was a pivotal figure in English history, especially during the Hundred Years’ War. His military prowess and chivalric reputation made him an...

  6. 4 days ago · But for folk in the late 14th century, the paragon of English kings was Edward III, who ruled England for 50 years between 1327 and 1377. Yet Edward’s myriad political achievemen­ts have escaped latter-day popular consciousn­ess because generation­s of historians dismissed his record.

  7. 3 days ago · Shame and Honor: A Vulgar History of the Order of the Garter. Philadelphia, PA, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012, ISBN: 9780812243918; 352pp.; Price: £36.00. The Order of the Garter has enjoyed a continuous existence since King Edward III founded it in the late 1340s, and membership remains the highest honour an English sovereign can bestow.

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